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2016 has not been a rosy year for most initial public offerings. In fact, this year was the slowest for IPOs in the U.S. since 2009. The IPO volume has also been low this year due to the U.S. presidential election, worries about Brexit, easy availability...

Consumer prices in Australia are forecast to have risen 1.5 percent on year in November, the latest survey from TD Securities showed on Monday. That's unchanged from the 1.5 percent reading in October. On a monthly basis, inflation is expected to...

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President-elect Donald Trump plans to continue announcing his choices for top positions in his administration in the coming days and suggested he will reveal "almost all" of his remaining Cabinet picks next week. Trump announced his choice of retired...

The Singapore stock market on Friday halted the eight-day winning streak in which it had surged almost 115 points or 4 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 2,920-point plateau, and the market may take further damage on Monday. The...

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Victoria Secret model Irina Shayk and actor Bradley Cooper are expecting their first child together, according to multiple sources. According to one insider, the pregnant star is in her second trimester and is "so excited" about becoming a mother...

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Older adults who suffer from dementia, or mild cognitive impairment, may benefit from aerobic exercise, according to a new study. The study, to be presented Wednesday at the Radiological Society of North America, included 16 people with an average...

Slide0-EP-112516.jpg This week might get off to a slow start, with traders returning to work somewhat groggily and overfed after last week's Thanksgiving holiday. However, some important economic reports are due out later in the week, including the monthly jobs report and new figures about economic growth. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve will be in focus as well.
Asianmarkets-111914_27Nov16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Monday following the modest gains on Wall Street Friday, though weakness in crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks. The U.S. dollar retreated against its major peers, including the Japanese yen.
comScore-balackfriday-112816.jpg comScore, Inc. reported late Sunday strong growth in desktop online sales on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, with Apparel & Accessories ranking as the top product category. Looking ahead, the company said it expects Cyber Monday 2016 to surpass $2.5 billion in desktop spending and $1 billion on mobile commerce to become the leading online spending day for the seventh straight year.
Asian-Markets2_28Nov16.jpg European stocks are likely to open largely unchanged on Monday, as oil extended Friday's steep losses on skepticism over OPEC's ability to reach an agreement to cut output and the dollar weakened sharply against major peers after its recent surge. Investors...
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DonaldTrump-Wiki-120216.jpg President-elect Donald Trump plans to continue announcing his choices for top positions in his administration in the coming days and suggested he will reveal "almost all" of his remaining Cabinet picks next week. Trump announced his choice of retired Marine Corps General James Mattis for Defense Secretary at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday.
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USCapitol-120316.jpg A $618.7 billion defense policy bill easily cleared the House with bipartisan support on Friday and now heads to the Senate. The House voted 375 to 34 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, with four Republicans and thirty Democrats voting against the bill.
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Swiss-GDP-120216.jpgSwitzerland's economic activity stagnated in the third quarter as the strength in investment was offset by negative net trade, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs said Friday. Gross domestic product was unchanged in the third quarter after expanding 0.6 percent a quarter ago. The economy was forecast to grow 0.3 percent.
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Older adults who suffer from dementia, or mild cognitive impairment, may benefit from aerobic exercise, according to a new study. The study, to be presented Wednesday at the Radiological Society of North America, included 16 people with an average age of 63, who did aerobic workouts on a treadmill, stationary bike or elliptical training. They worked out four times a week for six months.
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The Malaysia stock market has moved higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering nearly 10 points or 0.6 percent in that span. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just beneath the 1,630-point plateau, although the market may be stuck in neutral on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets...
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SpaceX, the space transport company of Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, is likely to launch its first Falcon 9 rocket since September's launchpad explosion on December 16. SpaceX's satellite launch customer Iridium Communications Inc. announced Thursday that its next-generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT, will be launched on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.
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Talks are gaining ground that the anti-regulation mindset of president-elect Donald Trump may not spare even the FDA. The first 100 days action plan released by Trump in late October suggested that he may seek to cut the red tape at the FDA, ensuring expedited drug approval processes. More
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), announced data from the positive, pivotal Phase III GALLIUM study that compared Gazyva (obinutuzumab) plus chemotherapy followed by Gazyva alone head-to-head against Rituxan (rituximab) plus chemotherapy... More
U.K. economic growth is set to slow drastically next year and the government will not longer aim to balance the books by 2020 due to high uncertainty and weaker growth outlook, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Wednesday, in the his...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
12/04/16 17:30AiG Performance of Service IndexNOV Australia
12/04/16 16:0Official Foreign ReservesNOV South Korea
12/02/16 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountDEC 2 United States
12/02/16 9:45ISM NY Business ConditionsNOV United States
12/02/16 8:30Net Change in EmploymentNOV Canada
12/02/16 8:30Unemployment RateNOV Canada
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
03/02/17BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma that has progressed on or after platinum-containing therapy
02/28/17LXRXTelotristat Etiprate (NDA)FDA decision on Telotristat Etiprate for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome
02/23/17CLVSRucaparib (NDA)FDA decision on Rucaparib for the treatment of advanced mutant BRCA ovarian cancer.
02/17/17GMXAY.PK, GNMSF.OBDARZALEX in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone, or bortezomib and dexamethasone (sBLA)FDA decision on DARZALEX combination for relapsed multiple myeloma
02/16/17NBIXINGREZZA (NDA)FDA panel to review INGREZZA for tardive dyskinesia
Complete FDA Calendar